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  • 2012 cemetery fund for Foster Ridge released

    UNIONTOWN — The 2012 Foster Ridge Cemetery  fund report has been released.
    People contributing to the cemetery fund during 2012 were:
    Genola Snyder, $200; Francis Belcher, $20, Ada Pancake, $20 in memory of Joyce Pancake; Allen Family Reunion, $50.
    Contributions for 2012...$295
    Expenses......................$450

  • Community Events, May 16

    The Perry County News is pleased to announce events of local interest as a service to our readers and the community. Information should be sent to The News at P.O. Box 309, Tell City, IN 47586. Information can also be faxed to 547-2847 or e-mailed to lifestyles@perrycountynews.com. Please include a telephone number.

    GOPerry Club breakfast Saturday
    TELL CITY – The GO-Perry Club will sponsor a breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Ponderosa in Tell City.

  • Celebration of life, benefit party for Hartloff

    CHRISNEY – A celebration of life for David Hartloff and a benefit party for his family will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at the Chrisney Baseball Park Shelter House.

    A live band, food, raffle and silent auction, bake sale, memorial, benefit photo shoot and more will be available.
    “Come help us celebrate the life of a man who was always the life of the party. A chance for loved ones and friends to pay their last respects and help his children pay for his last expenses,” a flier for the event urges.

  • Moose International local scholarship winner announced

    TELL CITY – Haley Ward is a recipient of a 2013 Moose International R. Robert Dale Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Ward will graduate from Tell City Junior-Senior High School May 24.

    An R. Robert Dale Scholarship winners must be the child or grandchild of – or under legal guardianship of – a member of the Moose fraternal organization and must carry at least a 2.5 accumulated grade-point average on a 4.0 scale.

  • Ebbinghaus – Houghland

    Brianna Marie Ebbinghaus and Jarrod Patrick Houghland of Plainfield announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Thomas and Kristi Ebbinghaus of Carmel and Robert and Stacia Zloty of Martinsville.
    She is a 2001 graduate of Martinsville High School and earned a degree in management and marketing from Lincoln Memorial University. She is employed at Rolls Royce North American Purchasing as an administrative assistant.

  • Kellems – Sillings

    Felicia Kellems of Cannelton and Brandon Sillings of Leavenworth were united in marriage during an afternoon ceremony Saturday, May 11, 2013, in Fulda.

    The bride is the daughter of Michele and Eddie Kellems of Cannelton. Mr. Sillings is the son of Scott and Hallie Denise Sillings of Leavenworth.
    The bride was given in marriage by her father and mother during the double-ring ceremony officiated by the Rev. Harold Nix.

  • HAPPENINGS, May 16

    Girl Scouts honor Perry County girls at awards event
     EVANSVILLE – Girl Scouts of Southwest Indiana recognized the achievements and contributions of its members in 2012-13 at its annual Girl Awards Event, held recently at the Scottish Rite in Evansville.
    Dakota Henderson, Brittany Brumfield and Amber Schulthise, all of Tell City, received 10-Year membership pins. Sarah Allen of Derby and Katie Fuchs of Tell City were recognized as graduating seniors.

    D of I state convention

  • Braunecker – Blake

    Lauren Braunecker and John A. Blake of Tell City, along with their parents, announce their engagement and approaching marriage.

    The bride-elect is the daughter of Mary and Clayton Billings of Tell City and Rick and Kara Braunecker of Tell City.
    She is a 2006 graduate of Tell City High School and a 2011 graduate of Western Kentucky University with a bachelor’s degree.
    She is a third-grade elementary teacher at William Tell Elementary.

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  • Commodores 3rd in 4-team match

    SANTA CLAUS—No one shot under 46 for Perry Central as it finished third in a four-team boys golf match Thursday.
    Jasper won with 149. Southridge shot 158, Perry Central 199, and Forest Park 202.
    Trevor Carter shot 10-over-par 46 to lead Perry Central.
    Nathan Bashor and James Rogier each shot 48 and Nick Edwards 57 to complete the Commodores’ scoring.
    Eric Schepers was their fifth man with 58.
    Perry Central, 16-9, will compete in a three-team match at Tell City Tuesday at 4:30 p.m.